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Forum: Trip Reports 04-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,663
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Great photos! I smiled at the snowbank picture -...

Great photos! I smiled at the snowbank picture - it hadn't changed much from when I drove by two months ago. Was hiking the Hewitt Eddy trail (it also had a giant snowbank) and took a header when...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-01-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,548
Posted By Whiskey Jack
l'oiseau Enjoyed your tale and others...

l'oiseau
Enjoyed your tale and others responding to the OP. I'm very familiar with the Constable Pond area. During the 2nd Breeding Bird Atlas I was block-busting in this area. I was in this...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-29-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,926
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Thanks stripperguy. It was mere dumb luck it...

Thanks stripperguy. It was mere dumb luck it happened. I was at Helldiver for some early morning birding and heard a big splash at the end of the pond. When I saw what it was, I rushed back to get my...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,926
Posted By Whiskey Jack
My brother and I encountered this male moose back...

My brother and I encountered this male moose back in 2008 (July).

It seemed to be a creature of habit and show up in the June/July time frame.

By 2012 (more or less) a local DEC ranger...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-10-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,382
Posted By Whiskey Jack
For years, the "accepted" bible for birding in...

For years, the "accepted" bible for birding in New York State was Susan Roney Drennan's book - "Where to Find Birds in New York State - The top 500 Sites". It is a very comprehensive book that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 78,977
Posted By Whiskey Jack
As someone who has used the term 'Dacks for the...

As someone who has used the term 'Dacks for the last 20 years or so (and having friends who do as well), I'm dismayed to see the largely negative reactions its received. So for now on its going to be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,678
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Never been......however if you read Bill Bryson's...

Never been......however if you read Bill Bryson's book "A Walk in the Wood's", you can get a feel for the Pigeon Forge area.......but you may not like it ;)
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-30-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,893
Posted By Whiskey Jack
In 03 I was doing Atlas work on Little Tupper;...

In 03 I was doing Atlas work on Little Tupper; about 5:50am I was in an small stream (outlet from Otter Pond to Little Tupper) when I heard all this commotion in the reeds along the bank (alot of...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-22-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,899
Posted By Whiskey Jack
As wildriver pointed out it, much of what you see...

As wildriver pointed out it, much of what you see is dependant on the habitat that your in; in terms of birds your guess of the Plains is a good one. There's lots of edge which increases bird...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-16-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,937
Posted By Whiskey Jack
trekker a friend and I did some Breeding Bird...

trekker a friend and I did some Breeding Bird Atlas work back there in 04 and had no problem parking at the end of Higby Rd.

There is a lean-too at Andy's Creek where we stayed. It was a bit dark...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-08-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,200
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Looking at the plate from the Baicich and...

Looking at the plate from the Baicich and Harrison book, Northern Parula is a good guess. Cup nest either in conifer or deciduous 5' - 15' up. The use of usnea often found (guessing that's what the...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-28-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,197
Posted By Whiskey Jack
I've really enjoyed this question and the...

I've really enjoyed this question and the responses as well. My .2 $.

1. Hermit Thrush song just as dusk begins.
2. The calls of Loons, especially in the wee hours
3. Coyotes
4. White-thoated...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-19-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,671
Posted By Whiskey Jack
A little late to this, but just wanted to mention...

A little late to this, but just wanted to mention a friend and I did atlasing work around Andy's Creek and the Sisters the second week of June 05. We stayed for 3 days and didn't see a soul in all...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-27-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,432
Posted By Whiskey Jack
I've gone up there a couple of times (June, July)...

I've gone up there a couple of times (June, July) for breeding bird atlas censusing. As mentioned, the road is often in bad shape. Because of this (I'm gathering anyway) several of the roadside...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-27-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,831
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Since 1969, a pair of adult Goldens have...

Since 1969, a pair of adult Goldens have overwintered along Stissing Mountain, just West of Pine Plains in Dutchess County. Most times you need a scope to see them however. FWIW - the last successful...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-15-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,541
Posted By Whiskey Jack
One would hope - I'm afraid it will take...

One would hope - I'm afraid it will take something more tangible, however (i.e. money) to placate South American countries. Here at home, trying to minimize habitat fragmentation, more shelter-belt...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-15-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,541
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Kind of late to this pretty interesting...

Kind of late to this pretty interesting discussion.

Addressing only birds for a second, the problem is when you get past the charasmatic species (Bald Eagle, Osprey) you will see some very...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-05-2006, 01:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,300
Posted By Whiskey Jack
This past August, we found a plastic bucket (a...

This past August, we found a plastic bucket (a presumed bear bag) filled with food stuffs within an area that was basically blow-down. This was on an island just North of the lean-too on the west...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-09-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,646
Posted By Whiskey Jack
Another great photo Jeff. That can't be from...

Another great photo Jeff. That can't be from Ferd's...I'm guessing. The Boreal's always seem to stay hidden in the Black Spruce there (as opposed to being right out in the open in Bloomingdale).
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